Cebu Added to APPT Season 5 Schedule
The PokerStars.net Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) has announced the destination for its final leg of the Season 5 schedule. From April 24 through 30, players will touch down at the Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino in Cebu, Philippines. for APPT Cebu.
The series is highlighted by the PHP 100,000 (US $2,350) buy-in Main Event, which has been designated as an official Asia Player of the Year qualifying tournament. In Season 4, Team PokerStars Pro Vivian Im took down the Cebu Main Event for PHP 5.81 million after outlasting a field of 236. She made history by becoming only the second woman to make a APPT Main Event final table (Liz Lieu was the other) and the first to land in the winner's circle. She will return to defend her title in April.
The stop in Cebu will also include a series of side events offering a variety of games and buy-ins ranging from PHP 10,000 to PHP 250,000.
Here's a look at the full APPT Cebu schedule for Season 5:
APPT Cebu - Season 5 Schedule (All figures in PHP)
|April 24||4 p.m.||Cebu Cup||10,000|
|April 25||12:15 p.m.||APPT Cebu Main Event — Day 1a||100,000|
|April 26||12:15 p.m.||APPT Cebu Main Event — Day 1b||100,000|
|April 27||12:15 p.m.||APPT Cebu Main Event — Day 1c||100,000|
|April 27||4 p.m.||Pot-Limit Omaha||25,000|
|April 28||3 p.m.||No Limit Hold'em Knockout||30,000|
|April 28||6 p.m.||Ladies No-Limit Hold'em||10,000|
|April 29||2 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em||20,000|
|April 29||5 p.m.||Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em||50,000|
|April 30||12:30 p.m.||High Rollers Event||250,000|
|April 30||2 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em Deep Stack||25,000|
Players can qualify for APPT Cebu packages on PokerStars beginning on Feb. 13. All PokerStars qualifiers will stay at the luxurious Shangri-La Mactan Resort in Cebu.
For more information, visit appt.com.
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